Heather Guinn, LCSW, psychotherapist, hails from the east coast. She was born in New Jersey, grew up in Massachusetts but now finds the corn fields of the Midwest her home. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth. She moved to the Midwest in 1999 after meeting her husband who is from this area. Heather then completed her Master of Social Work at the University of Southern Indiana and has also earned an elementary teaching certificate. Heather worked as an educator at Wabash Valley College before deciding that clinical work is her true passion.
Heather’s clinical career started at Deaconess Cross Pointe Intensive Outpatient Program and she served adults in their residential program as well. Heather’s experience includes working in outpatient agencies at the Lawrence County Health Department and Stepping Stone Substance Abuse Center. Heather is trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy levels I & II, Complex Trauma Treatment and Compassion Focused Therapy. She focuses on treating teens and adults in individual, couple and family sessions. She works with addictions, anxiety, adjustment issues, anger management, body focused repetitive behaviors (cheek biting, skin picking, etc.), depression, domestic violence, codependency, phobias, trauma, and substance abuse.
When not furthering her knowledge on clinical issues, Heather enjoys being in nature and is a true adventurer. She spends her time with her family and her hobbies. She loves to bike, hike, and take nature photographs. Heather also likes astronomy, loves to travel and longs to see the Redwoods of the Pacific Coast again soon.